The Centre normally holds 3 one-two day conferences in the academic year, and may host others, as well as offering public lectures. The Stephen Copley lecture is held annually, and CECS staff have given papers for the York Festival of Ideas.
Where the CECS community of staff and students gather to hear and debate the latest research about the eighteenth century. And maybe continue the discussion at a local hostelry. Centre research seminars are held regularly in term time on Tuesdays at 4.30pm in KG/07 at the King's Manor.
The CECS Postgraduate Forum is a student-lead interdisciplinary research group that meets to listen to and discuss papers from fellow York postgrads, students from other universities, and visiting professors, in a relaxed and friendly environment.